Sunday, April 22, 2018
Equipment
Continental deep lug driver tire verified for low rolling resistance

Continental deep lug driver tire verified for low rolling resistance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A new deep lug drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas has been verified for low rolling resistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to Continental officials already on site at the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Electric truck gets test drive in N. Indiana

Electric truck gets test drive in N. Indiana

WAKARUSA, Ind. — An all-electric commercial truck is getting a test drive in northern Indiana, where manufacturers hope to diversify an area known for its recreational vehicles and bring a much-needed boost to the economy.

Heavy-duty truck orders improve but still weak

Heavy-duty truck orders improve but still weak

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles rose to 7,900 units in February, up 20 percent from last month and also from February 2009, according to ACT Research Co., the leading independent source of analysis in the market for trucks and other commercial vehicles.

Eaton to showcase new automated transmission at trucking show

Eaton to showcase new automated transmission at trucking show

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is bringing five heavy-duty trucks with the company’s new UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions to this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show at Louisville, Ky., for a special ride-and-drive event.

Mack says it’s top exporter of trucks from North America in 2009

Mack says it’s top exporter of trucks from North America in 2009

GREENSBORO, N.C.— Mack Trucks, Inc. finished 2009 as the leading exporter of heavy-duty North American trucks. Mack had nearly one-third of total truck exports from the U.S., Canada and Mexico to countries outside North America with a 30.8 percent market share, the company stated in a news release today.

Navistar launches online platform for parts sales

Navistar launches online platform for parts sales

WARRENVILLE, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. said Monday it became the first heavy duty truck and bus manufacturer to sell parts online to customers via an e-commerce website integrated into www.partsmartparts.com. The online store features hundreds of popular parts from the PARTSMART line, Navistar’s value line of all-makes truck and bus parts sold through their International and IC Bus dealer network.

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